Chemical Resistance of FFF 3D Printed PEEK Parts

Chemical Resistance of FFF 3D Printed PEEK Parts

A wide variety of engineering fields use PEEK due to its excellent thermal, mechanical and chemical properties. The different grades of PEEK exhibit non-identical properties. Additionally, actual part properties may change due to processing method. Therefore,...
Process Workflow for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Medical Devices

Process Workflow for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Medical Devices

The first step in producing 3D-printed patient-specific PEEK implants is the production of detailed and partially three-dimensional images. For this, a number of imaging procedures can be used, whereby each procedure offers a different advantage for the patient. The...
Apium proudly celebrates its 3rd year in 3D printing industry

Apium proudly celebrates its 3rd year in 3D printing industry

October 2017 marks 3 years since the two friends Tony Tran-Mai and Prof. Dr. Brando Okolo officially began operational activities on the 3D printing business known today as Apium Additive Technologies GmbH. Prof. Dr. Brando Okolo (Managing Director & CTO at...

Statements on resolution, accuracy and reproducibility in 3D printing

One of the persistent questions asked by potential buyers of 3D printers is about the “resolution” of the 3D printer. When prodded it becomes clear that what is actually meant to be asked is about the dimensional “accuracy” and “reproducibility” of parts...